Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’
 

 

THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Modern Family”

  MODERN FAMILY:  Wednesday 9PM on ABC WHERE WE WERE:  Gloria (Sofia Vergara) is pregnant.  That’s really all you need to know.  Well, that and Cam and Mitchell (Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson) failed ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Young Adult”

YOUNG ADULT: Worth A Ticket – Theron + Oswalt = The Real Thing   Charlize Theron plays the hell out of her character Mavis Gary in the new YOUNG ADULT.  Theron has had a curious Hollywood career, with the usual big-...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SBD AWARDWATCH: Comedy Emmys

  Yesterday, we looked at the major Movies/Miniseries categories at Sunday’s Emmy Awards.  Today it’s time for the season’s honored comedies: COMEDY SERIES “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS) “...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU BIZ: Comedies Under Budget Pressure But Digital Distribution May Help

> An interesting story in today’s Los Angeles Times online looks at the business of making comedies these days.  The article points out that while DVD revenue has collapsed for the comedy genre (all genres are down b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Watch”

THE WATCH:  Not At Any Price – Do the Stars a Favor:  Don’t Watch Some terrible movies surprise and disappoint, but you could see THE WATCH coming for weeks.  The increasingly desperate marketing campaign told th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “How Do You Know”

On Homevideo and VOD:  Still Not Worth Seeing. James L Brooks is legendarily responsible for some of the great comedies and comedy-dramas of his generation, with a record that stretches from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “30 Minutes Or Less”

  30 MINUTES OR LESS – Watch It At Home:  Doesn’t Deliver   The frustration of 30 MINUTES OR LESS is that of all the R-rated comedies this summer, it was the one with the most original premise and promisi...
by Mitch Salem